WASHINGTON (AP) — Military officials say the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 and wounding 29 in last week’s shooting rampage at his military post in Texas will face 13 charges of premeditated murder under the military’s legal system. The decision makes him eligible for the death penalty if convicted.
A formal announcement about the charges against Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is expected later Thursday. Two U.S. military officials described the charges to the AP on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the case publicly.
The officials said it is not yet decided whether to charge Hasan with a 14th count of murder related to the death of the unborn child of a pregnant shooting victim.
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Trails light: Stop lights being installed at Van Buren trails crossing
The signal will be controlled by pedestrians crossing the highway. As of Friday, only the masts and arms of the signals were installed.
Estimate: New water lines on Willow could cost $1 million
More than 4,000 feet of various pipe sizes will be relocated to make way for a wider, four-lane Willow. The city customarily replaces water pipes during road projects to improve the lines and make them more accessible.
Inmate health costs rise, prisons scramble for solutions
Taxpayers forked over nearly $1 million last year to buy inhalers to treat asthma and emphysema among inmates in state prisons. The state also paid for 530,647 inmate prescriptions.
Contractors drawing up bids on new fire station
The city decided on a more westerly location to reduce the overlap with Enid Fire Department’s headquarters, or station No. 1.
4 earthquakes recorded Thursday, Friday
Four earthquakes were recorded late Thursday night and Friday in northwest Oklahoma, the U.S. Geologic Survey is reporting.
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Leonardo’s hosts Enid Mack Motor Mania
Title sponsor Enid Mack Sales also will have on hand a refurbished 1964 Mack truck, which was the first truck purchased by the late Les Phillips when he opened the business.
Republican women, men to meet Friday at YWCA
Meal reservations should be made by calling 234-4449 no later than Tuesday. Cost is $8.
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